Fancy Sri Lanka Tour (10 DAYS)
The magnificent variety of Sri Lanka’s landscapes and cultural diversity is more than matched by the upscale hotels awaiting travelers on our Fancy Lanka Tour Package.
The tour covers many of our most renowned historical sites and wildlife reserves, including Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Kitulgala river rafting, Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Minneriya National Park, home to our famed Sri Lankan Wild Elephant.
* Accommodation On half-board basis ( breakfast and dinner include )
* Services of an English speaking driver/guide.
* Transport by air-conditioned vehicle as per the program.
* All applicable entrance fees to places mentioned in the entire tour package.
* Double Room or triple rooms as required by the client.
* Kids below 5 years sharing with parents-free of charge and between 6-11 kids half chareable
* Our care and attention.
* Government taxes.
* Video and camera permit.
* Compulsory supplements Perahera, Christmas, New-year Etc..
* Optional programs and excursions.
* Visa & Flight Tickets.
Day 01 Arrival/ Pinnawala elephant orphanage/ Sigiriya lion rock
You will get warm welcome from representative of McIsland Life travels and tours.
You will proceed to Sigiriya en route visit pinnawala elephant orphanage. At this orphanage you will find elephants of all ages that have been abandoned and the unique feature is that you feed the baby elephants with milk bottles during the feeding time.
Lunch en route at a local restaurant
Visit Sigiriya lion rock which is declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 1982. The ruin is surrounded by gardens, ponds and other structures. Sigiriya was built by King Kassapa.
Dinner and overnight stay in Sigiriya.
Day 02 Minneriya Safari/ Hiriwaduna village safari/ Anuradhapura
After breakfast visit Minneriya national park to do a safari by jeep. There are about 300 wild elephants, wild buffaloes, wild boar, spotted deer, sambhar, crocodiles, jackals, nine kinds of amphibians, 25 kinds of reptiles, 160 species of birds, 26 varieties of fishes, butterflies recorded from the Minneriya national park.
Afternoon explore the rural village of Hiriwaduwa. The tour begins with a beautiful trek to a manmade reservoir. After boat ride, hop into a bullock carl alongside paddy fields and rural vegetable plantations to a traditional village house, where you will enjoy an authentic Sri Lankan lunch.
After completion proceed to Anuradhapura.
Dinner and overnight stay in Anuradhapura.
Day 03 Anuradhapura ancient city/ Trinco
After breakfast visit Anuradhapura ancient city. The city’s greatest treasures are its dagobas are the Ruwanweliseya, Jethawaarama and the Thuparama dagoba enshrines the collarbone of the Buddha. The city’s most renowed relic is the scared Bo tree, which is said to have grown from a branch of the tree under which the Buddha gained enlightenment.
Afternoon visit Trincomalee.
Dinner and overnight at Trincomalee.
Day 04 Marble beach/ hot water wells/ Koneswaram temple/ Boat tours
Leave for Trincomalee and visit Koneswaram temple, hot water wells and pigeon Island.
Koneswaram temple surrounded by the dramatic swami rock and gokana bay, the classical- medieval complex is the Trinco’s biggest draw. The site is major hind pilgrimage center, and one of the Pancha Ishwarams build in Sri Lanka to honor one of the principle deities of Hinduism.
Visit Kanniya hot wells comprise seven warm natural springs enclosed in seven square- shaped wells. The spring water is thought to have therapeutic properties; those with skin problems or ailments such as arthritis and rheumatism come here looking for a relief.
After lunch visit national park of pigeon island. This rocky island has to two small beaches and is a major draw among tourist for the excellent snorkeling opportunities in the shallow waters of the bay, live coral and still be seen here in addition to a number of tropical fish species and other marine life.
Dinner and overnight at Trincomalee.
Day 05 Sun, sand and beach relax at Pasikuda beach
After breakfast and leave for Pasikuda for leisure at your beach resort.
Dinner and overnight stay in Pasikuda.
Day 06 Polonnaruwa
After breakfast visit Polonnaruwa ancient city.
Polonnaruwa is another ‘world heritage site’ was the capital of Sri Lanka from 11th – 13th centuries, contains some splendid and spectacular statues. You will see the excavations; temples, dagabos, the royal place ect. Rankoth vehera and Kiri vehera are well preserved large stupas and gal vihare- a rock shrine has four Buddha statues, two seated one standing and one reclining.
After completion check in to hotel
Dinner overnight stay in Polonnaruwa.
Day 07 Dambulla cave temple/ Spice garden Matale/ Kandyan dance
After breakfast you will leave for Kandy en route Dambulla and Matale.
The beautifully painted cave temples of Dambulla where designated a UNESCO world heritage site in 1991. The caves of Dambulla sheltered king Walagama during his 14 years of exile from Anuradhapura.
Visit Matale Spice garden where you can enjoy a garden tour and a cooking demonstration to understand the taste and aroma of the world famous spices.
Lunch enroute at a local restaurant
Afternoon visit for Kandyan dance performance in Kandy. The kandyan dance is traditionally performed to percussion only. The most common drum is the Geta beraya, which is only used in Kandyan dance.
Dinner and overnight stay in Kandy.
Day 08 Temple of tooth relic/ tea factories and tea plantation/ ramboda water falls
After breakfast visit temple of tooth relic where located at the heart of the kandy town. The green waters of the nuwara wewa, the temple’s white washed walls with tops shaped like that of clouds surrounded the temples ground.
Leave Nuwaraeliya en-route visit ramboda waterfalls, tea factory and tea plantations at the Labukelle estate where you taste the tea and experience of processing tea at the factory.
Lunch at a local restaurant.
Afternoon city tour of Nuwaraeliya, Visit greagory lake, gold club and city.
Dinner and overnight stay in Nuwaraeliya .
Day 9 Kitulgala water rafting
After breakfast leave for Kitulgala water rafting which serves as a base for a range of adventure activities, such as white water rafting, a boat trip across the river leads to the Kitulgala forest preserve, which offers good bird watching and trekking in lowland.
Dinner and overnight at Kitulgala.
Day 10 Departure
After breakfast leave for Colombo city tour and transfer to airport for departure.